Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

*New Healthcare Reporting Requirement under RCW 19.390*

For Transactions with an Effective Date of January 1, 2020 or later: Healthcare provider organizations, hospitals, and hospital systems must provide notice to the Washington Attorney General’s Office at least 60 days prior to the effective date of any transaction that results in a material change, as defined by RCW 19.390.030

In addition, any provider or provider organization conducting business in Washington that files a premerger notification with the Federal Trade Commission or United States Department of Justice pursuant to 15 U.S.C. § 18a, the Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust improvements act, must provide a copy of that filing to the Washington Attorney General’s Office.

Notices should be submitted using the AGO’s Notice of Material change form, linked here.

For questions, please contact the AGO’s Healthcare Notification program at 206.254.4258 or HealthcareNotice@atg.wa.gov.